Scary in Putnam County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Battle of Scary
St. Albans Chapter
Battle of Scary
July 17, 1861
Erected by United Daughters of Confederacy.
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
Location. 38° 26.013′ N, 81° 51.189′ W. Marker is in Scary, West Virginia, in Putnam County. Marker is on Winfield Road (U.S. 35) half a mile south of Interstate 64, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scott Depot WV 25560, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Battle of Scary (within shouting distance of this marker); Kanawha County / Putnam County (approx. 2.2 miles away); Fort Tackett (approx. 2.4 miles away); St. Albans Covered Bridge (approx. 3.3 miles away); Washington's Land (approx. George Washington (approx. 3.8 miles away); St. Albans Archeological Site (approx. 4.1 miles away); Morgan Kitchen Museum (approx. 4.4 miles away).
More about this marker. The historical marker is situated on the east side of Winfield Road and can be found on the northeast side of the bridge that takes Winfield Road across Scary Creek.
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